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Director of General Surgery - Queensland

  • Contact Name:Jonathan Richards
  • Reference:BBBH12449
  • Location:Mt Isa & Western QLD
  • Job Type:Full Time/Permanent

An outstanding opportunity for a Director of General Surgery is now available at one of Australia's premier rural training facilities in North Queensland. If you are looking for the next career challenge and the opportunity to demonstrate your clinical leadership and expertise in the surgical field, then this is the role for you. Great work-life balance and a very generous remuneration package are just two of the many benefits on offer.

Surgical Services at the hospital is staffed by the Director of Surgery and a Staff Specialist Surgeon (General Surgeon), Visiting Surgeons, Principal House Officer, and a Junior Medical Officer. The Surgical Ward has 15 beds and a Day Surgery Unit. Surgical patients may also be accommodated in the 5-bed High Dependency Unit. Surgical consultative services are provided to the 24-bed Medical Ward and 18-bed Maternity Unit. Most referrals for admission arise from acute presentations to the Emergency Department, however on occasion patients may also be admitted from Surgical or specialist outreach Outpatient Clinics or are referred from a peripheral facility. The hospital has 2 operating theatres and over 140 operations are performed each month, of which approximately half are acute. Procedures are performed in both adults and children, in the specialty areas of General Surgery, Gastroenterology, Orthopaedics, acute trauma, ENT, minor Vascular, Obstetrics and Gynaecology and Dental.

Qualification required

For appointment as Staff Specialist: Current registration with/or eligible for current registration with the Medical Board of Australia as a Specialist Surgeon, holding qualifications in General Surgery acceptable to the Royal Australian College of Surgeons or equivalent.

What's on offer

Remuneration package of $500k-600k per annum

The total population is approximately 35000 people. The age structure of the district is predominantly young; and the region supports greater than 50 nationalities. The economic basis for the community consists of mining, cattle, fishing and tourism, and the subsequent support structures of these industries. Mount Isa is an urbanised multicultural community which offers an extensive range of sporting activities, educational facilities retail outlets, cinemas, restaurants and clubs.

How to apply

Please forward your CV to or click the 'Apply Now' tab. Alternatively please call Jonathan on 02 6674 5955 for further information

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